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Brookside Cranesbill

Geranium x 'Brookside'

A dense clumping plant of bright, grass green, with deeply cut fine textured foliage. Blooms loads of tiny blue flowers. Foliage remains attractive the rest of the season with improved heat resistance. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 2 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Design IdeasA great perennial for rock gardens and around landscape boulders and outcroppings where it visually anchors stone. Dense habit also makes a fine groundcover mass on banks and slopes or cascading off retaining walls and curbs. Plant in the front of perennial borders for casual edging. Essential in the cottage garden border where its relaxed nature is the perfect character. Well suited to sunny openings in woodlands for an attractive self sufficient carpet. Perfect for troughs and porous ceramic containers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseRock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureGift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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